Nell Bryden, Red Sky July, Paul Lamb & The King Snakes, Mud Morganfield, Andy Fairweather-Low, Jo Harman, Ben Poole, Marcus Bonfanti, Dan Owen, Mitch Laddie, BabaJack, The Excitements, Big Boy Bloater, Jess Roberts, Nigel Mooney, Jon Allen, Mike Sanchez, Matt White Trio, Never The Bride, Danny Toeman, Si Cranstoun, Cadillac Kings, Bex Marshall, The Hoax, Dr Feelgood, Danny Bryant's RedEyeBand, Paddy Milner, Matt Taylor, The Bad Apples, and Nina Ferro have been aded to the line-up for BluesFest which returns to London between Sunday 26th to Friday 31st October 2014 once again at the Royal Albert Hall.
The first acts announced were headliners Van Morrison, Elvis Costello, Georgie Fame, Sheryl Crow, and Level 42 plus Beth Hart, Gregory Porter and Robert Cray.
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Performances will not just take place in the main auditorium, but also in other rooms around the building during the daytime, utilising the Grade 1 listed venue’s varied selection of performance spaces. Alongside the headline concerts in the main auditorium each evening, some of the additional daytime activity returns including intimate sessions from festival artists, exclusive exhibitions, showcases, a Blues Storytelling Session for Kids, Jason Rebello workshops, and the ‘In Conversation With’ talks, with broadcasters Robert Elms and Paul Jones interviewing acts on the bill.
Tickets are priced from £15 upwards for an adult daytime stroller ticket, which are free for children.
Festival director Leo Green said, "We’re extremely proud to once again be delivering a really diverse BluesFest programme that covers the entire spectrum of the genre, incorporating rock, blues, soul, funk, jazz and more. The festival falls during the school half-term so, as well as being a big draw for serious blues fans, the daytime programme will appeal to families, while providing young people with a unique introduction to the blues. And throughout the daytime events, kids go free!"
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